Citation and Writing Guides


passthrough.gifYou can access the 7th Edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers in our library or electronically (with login).

Refer to this site of Bedford/St.Martin's for a review of the changes within the 7th edition of MLA

Citation Maker

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Bedford / St. Martin's Online Citation Styles

A Guide for Writing Research Papers Based on Modern Language Association (MLA) Documentation: Research techniques and guides to grammar and bibliography formatting.

Chicago Citation Style: from the Long Island University Library website

A Guide to Grammar and Writing - Gives many tips on writing including sentence structure, grammar and organization of thoughts.

State College Area School District: Ethics in Teaching, Research and Creative Projects

Writing Competency Assignment Guide - Create A Paper - a template designed to guide you through the first stages of creating the rough draft of a standard five-paragraph paper.

Acadia University's Tutorial on Plagiarism

Copyright Guidelines

Confused about what you can and cannot use for school projects?
Hall Davidson has a helpful guide on which explains what you can and cannot do with copyrighted materials.

Still have questions? Here is my linkroll of helpful websites on copyright:

Here is an amusing video on fair use which was created by a Bucknell professor:

College Prep Links


SAT/ACT Resources a website that makes test-prep classes available to all students for free!
SAT Prep Center: Many excellent, free test-prep resources.
ACT Test Prep: Includes Practice Test and a booklet to download on test information, practice tests and scoring keys.
The Online Test Page: Many practice drills for preparing for verbal and math tests.
Most Important SAT Words: Interactive word puzzles, lists of SAT vocabulary words, and links to more puzzles.
Webmath: Offers practice in many different forms of math.

College Resources
COIN3: "A Career and Curriculum Connection" which our school has a subscription to. Our site ID is PA14612
Collegeboard: All you need to prepare and apply for college.
Princeton Review: Explore various schools and prepare for applications.
Petersons: An educational portal of college information, testing information and scholarship information.
College Application Tools: Microsoft offers these templates you can download for college, scholarship, and job applications.
Campus Tours - Virtual College Tours
Hobson's College View
U.S. - Finding the right college
WorldWideLearn - a database of Online Degrees